RMPC Tournament Format

 

USAPA Sanctioned Event

(USAPA Tier 3)

Sanction Rules & Guidelines will be in effect.

Play Format

Double Elimination / Winners brackets and Gold medal rounds best of 3 games; Opportunity brackets 1-15, win by 2. 

Age/Skill Brackets

Age Groups

12+, 35+, 50+, 65+ (Players age as of 12/31/2020)

Skill Levels

3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0+ Open Pro

Events

All bracket levels will include competition in Singles (Ladies and Men's), Doubles (Ladies and Men's), and Mixed Doubles.

Tournament Ball

Franklin X-40

Medals / Awards

Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place from each skill bracket played. Rocky Mountain Pickleball is pleased to again be presenting custom cast medals to our winning teams. Cash prizes will be awarded in the Pro events for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Additional performance-based cash prizes are being formulated to be awarded in the Pro level.

Cash Prizes / Pro Events

To Be Announced

Tournament Fees

$60 Player Registration / $20 Per event / $100 Per Pro Event

USAPA Membership and Pickleball Tournaments Account

Players must be current members of the USAPA and have a PT account prior to tournament registration. To renew or become a member use this link to the USAPA website: www.usapa.org

Registration

The tournament will be accepting on-line registration ONLY. Players must do so through Pickleball Tournaments (pickleballtournaments.com). 

Registration Dates

January 10, 2020 - July 10, 2020

Payments & Waivers

All payments and waivers MUST be paid and signed when registering.

Referees

As a USAPA/IFP Sanctioned Tournament, referees will be officiating matches in accordance with USAPA rules and guidelines. Players are also invited to serve as referees and also attend one of the planned referee training sessions prior to the tournament date. The session dates will be posted here following confirmation of the instructors and locations. The training sessions will include basic instructions and guidelines, while also reviewing  USAPA rules and guidelines.

(*RMP anticipates designation of the tournament to regular USAPA sanctioning pending confirmation of a sufficient number of referees committing to officiating at the event. This update is anticipated by February 29, 2020.)

Player Warmup

Courts will be available each day prior to beginning of match play and as available throughout each day. Tournament play will begin at 8:00 AM. Additional practice court time may be available throughout the day, between matches. We will make every effort to provide players with pre-match practice time, however availability will be dependent upon match schedules.

Pro Player Warmup

There will be a limited number of dedicated courts available exclusively to registered pro players throughout each of the tournament days. Player credentials will be required for access.

Tournament Play Schedule

Ladies Singles: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, Open Pro / Friday, July 31, 2020

Ladies Doubles: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, Open Pro / Sunday, August 2, 2020

Men’s Singles: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, Open Pro / Sunday, August 2, 2020

Men’s Doubles: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, Open Pro / Friday, July 31, 2020

Mixed Doubles: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, Open Pro / Saturday, August 1, 2020

V.I.P. / Player Reception (OMNI Resort) / Friday, July 31, 2020 

Cancellations | Refunds

This is a NO-REFUND tournament. Following registration, we are sorry however no refunds will be provided. 

Tournament Contacts:

 

Organizer:

Rocky Mountain Pickleball, Inc. 303.683.1000   events@rockymountainpickleball.com

 

Tournament Director:

 Don Siegel 303.434.5000  don@rockymountainpickleball.com

 

Tournament Co-Director:

Hunter Siegel 303.683.1000 hunter@rockymountainpickleball.com

 

Referee Coordinator:

 Mike Sausser 720.666.2518 msauss@gmail.com
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